Pornography (Part 1: The Problem)

This is the first part of a two-part series aimed at helping couples start conversations around pornography and a pathway to freedom from addiction. In today’s episode we looked at the epidemic of pornography and its harmful effects to the individual, the family, and society. The Fierce Marriage Podcast:    Please feel free to check out our other podcast episodes here. Please see the…

Healing from Past Trauma, the Gospel, and Love (Preston and Jackie Hill Perry)

Today we had special guests Preston and Jackie Hill Perry on the show! Both Preston and Jackie are prolific voices for Jesus in modern culture through teaching, spoken word performances, poetry, and music. Jackie’s book, Gay Girl Good God is available on Amazon.com or wherever books are sold. The Fierce Marriage Podcast:  Please feel free to check out our other podcast episodes here. Connect with the Perrys on…

Gender Roles in Marriage, Healing After Betrayal, Preparing for Marriage, and More (Q&A)

You asked, we discussed! Listen in as we tackled your most pressing questions about gender roles in marriage, healing after betrayal, and more. We talked about gender roles in marriage, healing after betrayal, how to handle disagreements about dangerous activities, newlywed dilemmas, and more. It was a fun episode. Enjoy! We mentioned a TON of resources in this episode, they’re listed below. The Fierce Marriage…

The Hearts and Feelings of Women

Emotions are important, but they’re not ultimate. Feelings are just feelings, and they shouldn’t determine or change important parts of life, correct? In this episode, we talked about the hearts and feelings of women, in a candid discussion about emotions and their role in life, faith, and family. This episode is a follow-up to another episode, titled “The Hearts and Feelings of Men“. Enjoy! The…

Navigating the Early Years of Marriage (Jeremy and Audrey Roloff)

Jeremy and Audrey met under during a very unique situation. More than 2.3 million people watched as Jeremy and Audrey Roloff shared their vows and committed their lives to each other on TLC’s hit show Little People, Big World. Listen in as we talked with them about their first five years of marriage and how they learned that true love is something you choose to live out…

The Hearts and Feelings of Men (Podcast Episode)

One of the biggest problems faced by modern men (and their wives) is the numbing and inoculation against feeling true emotions. For some, even when they do feel clearly, it’s equally as challenging to articulating those feeling in a healthy way. In this episode, we talked about the hearts and feelings of men (based on this blog post), how wives can help their husbands process…

The Feelings of Men

We often oversimplify and associate manly needs in a relationship with physical affection and leave it there. Women are the softer side of the marriage, right? Guys are all grit and sports and beards and cars and red meat and stuff – real Ron Swansons if you know what I mean. We must not forget that men can be very emotional; even intensely emotional. I’d…

Accountability in Marriage (What it Is and What it Isn’t)

Accountability in marriage is so much more than asking if and how you’ve sinned in the past week. It’s about spouses embracing their role in each others’ tangible walk with Christ. In this week’s episode, we talked about what accountability isn’t, what it is, and how to ask questions that get to the heart of the matter. Mentioned: Get the accountability questions here The Fierce Marriage…

Building an Emotionally Safe Marriage (Dr. Josh and Christi Straub)

Josh and Christi are the real deal. Highly educated, faith-filled, and articulate communicators. In today’s special interview episode, we talked about what it takes to have an emotionally safe marriage. We discussed the “fight, flight, or freeze” response to trauma in your marriage, as well as our tendency to gloss over or forget to utilize ’emotion language’ as couples. We enjoyed our conversation, and we…

Uprooting Bitterness In Your Marriage

Seeds and roots of bitterness start subtly. We must be aware and wise to identify them and uproot them before they get out of control. In this episode, we talked about the true root of bitterness (it may not be what you think) and how standing in awe of God is the only true way to uproot it. The Fierce Marriage Podcast:  Please feel…